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Pretoria – Land Rover South Africa has opened order books and confirmed prices for the New Range Rover Extended-Range plug-in hybrid, while revealing performance figures are even stronger than originally estimated.
The P510e Extended-Range Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) offers exceptional efficiency, producing CO2 emissions as low as 18g/km and providing up to 113km of EV range* – exceeding initial expectations and offering customers even greater breadth of capability. At its reveal last year, Land Rover suggested an EV range of 100km and CO2 emissions below 30g/km would be attainable.
Nick Collins, Executive Director Vehicle Programmes, Jaguar Land Rover, said: “New Range Rover is the most desirable, elegant and capable luxury SUV in the world. Our efficient new Extended-Range Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle powertrains elevate the driving experience with a fine balance of performance, refinement and efficiency, enabling owners to complete whisper quiet zero emissions journeys of up to 113km.”
The capability of the Extended-Range plug-in hybrid is signified in its performance and efficiency. Certified data confirms the PHEV will offer 113km of electric driving according to WLTP standards with CO2 emissions as low as 18g/km, which translates into a real-world all-electric range of 88km – exceeding initial estimates.
This 13 percent increase means typical Range Rover customers will be able to complete 75 percent** of their journeys using the pure-electric power alone. New Range Rover is also one of the few PHEVs to offer 50kW DC rapid charging capability and can charge up to 80 percent in under an hour, making it one of the fastest charging plug-in hybrids***.
The powerful P510e plug-in hybrid powertrain provides elevated refinement and effortless performance. Its combination of a 38kWh lithium-ion battery, 105kW electric motor and 3.0-litre six-cylinder Ingenium engine powers the luxury SUV from 0-100km/h in 5.6 seconds.
New Range Rover PHEV is available in South Africa in Autobiography and flagship SV trim levels, with an exclusive First Edition available during the first year of production.
New Range Rover will become the first in a series of all-electric Land Rovers when the 100 percent electric model debuts in 2024, with every Land Rover set to be available with pure-electric propulsion by the end of the decade – helping Jaguar Land Rover achieve net zero carbon across its products, operations and supply chain by 2039 as part of its Reimagine strategy.
Since its launch at the Royal Opera House, in London, in front of leaders from the world of art, culture, business and sport, Land Rover has experienced unprecedented demand for New Range Rover highlighting the global appeal of the original luxury SUV. More than 2 million individual configurations have already been carried out on the Land Rover website highlighting the global appeal of the original luxury SUV.
New Range Rover a choice of Extended-Range Plug-in Hybrid powertrains is available to order now from R3,527,000 in South Africa.
Configure yours here: www.landrover.co.za/newrangerover
* The figures provided are as a result of official manufacturer’s test in accordance with EU WLTP legislation for Standard Wheelbase five seat derivatives with a fully charged battery. For comparison purposes only. Real world figures may differ. CO2, fuel economy, energy consumption and range figures may vary according to factors such as driving styles, environmental conditions, load, wheel fitment, accessories fitted, actual route and battery condition. Range figures are based upon production vehicle over a standardised route.
** Assumes charging only at home and based on anonymised ownership data from Range Rover customer
*** Manufacturer’s Estimates. Actual charge times may vary according to environmental conditions and available charging installation.